Chatto acquires Sadie Jones's first contemporary novel, 'The Snakes'

Chatto & Windus has signed an "unflinching" new novel from Sadie Jones called The Snakes, telling the story of a marriage and a family whose sins come back to bite them.  Publishing director Clara Farmer, who dubbed it a pacy novel of "tight plot turns and urgent moral questioning", acquired UK & Commonwealth (excluding Canada) rights from Caroline Wood at Felicity Bryan Associates Literary Agency for publication in March 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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